Crime Update #1- One night many years ago I was on patrol and observed a vehicle blow through a red light at a major intersection. There had been plenty of time to stop, yet the vehicle had not even slowed down. I stopped the car and asked the young female driver why she had done that. The girl told me she had just had her brakes repaired, it had been very expensive, and she DIDN'T WANT TO WEAR THEM DOWN! Usually I give people a pass if I haven't heard their excuse before, but in this case she got the ticket #2- I stopped a car in a rural area of our county for going 80 MPH in a 55 MPH zone. The driver explained that he had a bee flying around his head so he sped up to 80, hoping that the bee couldn't fly that fast and would not be able to fly out of the back seat area to get at him..... #3- Fifth-grade teacher Susan Romanyszyn, 45, was arrested in Bucks County, Pa., in January and charged with 17 counts of threatening bombings and gun violence… … after she was reassigned to teach fourth grade instead.
Elder CS Lewis I still think the prayer without words is the best - if one can really achieve it…To pray successfully without words one needs to be "at the top of one's form." …When the golden moments come, when God enables one really to pray without words, who but a fool would reject the gift? But He does not give it - anyway not to me - day in, day out. My mistake was …thinking we can do always what we can do sometimes.... For me words are...secondary. They are only an anchor. Or, shall I say, they are the movements of a conductor's baton: not the music. Letters to Malcom, Chiefly about Prayer, p. 11
Ministering Angels The People Interesting Sequence… 3 Nephi 17: 12 …they brought their little children and set them down upon the ground round about him, and Jesus stood in the midst… And … he commanded the multitude that they should kneel down upon the ground. Jesus groaned within himself and said: Father, I am troubled because of the wickedness of the people of the house of Israel …And when he had said these words, he himself also knelt upon the earth; and behold he prayed unto the Father… And as they looked to behold they cast their eyes towards heaven, and they saw the heavens open, and they saw angels descending out of heaven as it were in the midst of fire; and they came down and encircled those little ones about The Children TheSavior
Question 3 Nephi 17:19,20 We think about all He does for us; What is it we do for Him?